France recalls its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia to protest Biden's submarine deal.
France announced on Friday that it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in protest of President Biden's announcement of an agreement to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia without consulting French officials.
Poland's, Lithuania's PMs discuss higher security, migration
The prime ministers of Poland and Lithuania said on Friday that tighter security at their borders with Belarus was the best way of easing pressure from migrant inflows there, as they expect the "hybrid attack" from Belarus to intensify.
Study confirms superior sound of a Stradivari is due to the varnish
Along with Andrea Amati and Andrea Guarneri, Antonio Stradivari dominated the so-called Golden Age of Violins (roughly 1660 to 1750), and the instruments they crafted remain the gold standard today in terms of acoustic quality.
Analysis | The U.S.-Pakistan Relationship Needs a Rethink
President Joe Biden's administration says it will judge the new Taliban regime in Afghanistan by its actions. The same standard should apply to the group's main backer: Pakistan.
The Activist: reality TV show to be 'reimagined' as documentary after backlash
A reality TV show that planned to pit activists against each other in an X-Factor style contest judged by celebrities is to be drastically "reimagined" after it sparked a backlash from campaigners.
'That fella down under': Joe Biden forgets Scott Morrison's name during historic pact announcement
Scott Morrison has been called many things, but "that fella down under" may be the one that stays with the Australian prime minister the longest.
Gordon Brown: Scots see that English values aren't all about 'toffs and Brexit'
Scots recognise that English values are more aligned with Gareth Southgate and Marcus Rashford than "toffs and Brexit", Gordon Brown has said.
'Cold war mentality': China criticises US-UK-Australia submarine pact
China's US embassy has told the US, UK and Australia to "shake off their cold war mentality and ideological prejudice" after the trio announced a new security pact on Thursday.
Former diplomat attacks refusal to heal 'dysfunctional' EU relations
Boris Johnson 's refusal to rebuild the UK's "dysfunctional relationship" with the EU is damaging foreign and security policy, a former top diplomat says.